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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the pentagon laying it out in stark terms. 800,000 civilian workers will face 1 day-a-week furloughs starting next week and the following 22 weeks. >> those affects would be felt in this area disproportionately because we have so many military bases and contractors. >> reporter: the professor, executive and resident at american university expects that if furloughs do happen, government contractors will continue to pay their mortgage, their car payments and other essential bills. as they learn to lyolyses, there will be a trickle-down -- learn to live on less, there will be a trickledown effect. >> it happens more and more. >> we don't know. >> we don't know. the uncertainty is making everyone nervous. >> air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks, which means more delays at airports across the country. thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. >> reporter: the cuts will hit maryland hard. a direct hit on the state's vibrant biotech industry. maryland senator barbara mikulski toured an nih lab wednesday learning what the $1.5 billion in cuts j
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
pentagon. 10,000 teachers could be laid off. a reduction of boarder agents. longer waits on airport security lines. hold a meeting tuesday to outline what the cuts could do to their respective counties. chuck hagel's nomination remains up in the air. republicans delayed a confirmation vote. questioned how the white house questioned the deadly attack which had nothing to do with chuck hagel. even though he does not think hage l is qualified, he will be confirmed. another vote expected after con-- >>> several gun and ammunition companies are threatening to leave if new strict laws are put into place. a ban of magazines that include more than 15 rounds. a gun tax on all purchases. a ban on private sale of firearms and instituting you know vicious al background checks. >> over 200 jobs in assembly shipping design and headquarters facilities. and 400 or even more in our supplier's subcontractors throughout colorado. >> final action on all four measures are expected in the colorado state house today. supported by vice president joe biden. >>> a news alert tonight. on the scene of a police
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
of military installing as, defense companies and the pentagon itself and virginia's democratic and republican lawmakers disagree on how to solve the crisis, there isboroing acknowledgment there might be no solution before friday. >> reporter: as president obama rallied, virginia's republican congressman questioned his holding a campaign-style southwest rage event whole no new talks are underway to prevent it from happening. >> the question i leave to you is to ask this, who the president can fix sequestration in the shipyard in virginia. if he can, i wish he would have been there a year ago so we wouldn't have to have this unstable situation. >> reporter: the virginiava congressmen are both members of the house armed services committee and both warn the axe will haunt virginia's economy and the nation's defense. >> it affects our readiness. the military chiefs don't have the ability to place the cuts thoughtfully and methodically across the defense budget. they have to go through and cut across the board. >> reporter: the damage could be significant. a white house briefing paper wa
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